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2015 Annual Meeting

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The Gates Center at College of the Atlantic (COA) was abuzz with 40 Partners and COA students on May 2nd at the Frenchman Bay Partners Annual Meeting. The third annual meeting was organized around a series of Flash Talks, each followed by breakout sessions modeled on the World Cafe, a model that structures conversations around specific questions. Eight speakers presented on a variety of topics relating to successes of the Frenchman Bay Partners and emerging opportunities.  Continue reading


January 20, 2015

Frenchman Bay Partners Executive Committee Meeting
Location: Forrest Conference Room on the MDIBL campus.
Date and Time: Thursday December 18, 2014 3-5 pm

Meeting Minutes
Attendees: Jane Disney, Chris Petersen, Bob Deforrest, Fiona deKoning, Bridie McGreavy

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Jenn Booher’s Coast Walk to document objects and species along the coast of MDI

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jellyfishFrenchman Bay Partners member and Bar Harbor artist Jenn Booher will be walking the length of Mount Desert Island’s shoreline over the next two years, photographing the objects she finds on her way as part of an art and citizen science project called Coast Walk.

Jenn will be sharing the resulting photos on her blog and mapping data on the Coast Walk project on Anecdata!

The Coast Walk project will begin on January 1st, 2015. If you would like to join Jenn or find out how you can help, just email